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1934 Dean 2020

Dean Elam Meigs

December 29, 1934 — February 8, 2020

Dean Elam Meigs, 85 of Water Valley Community, entered into rest on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Decatur Morgan Hospital.

Dean was born on December 29, 1934 in Addison, Alabama. She was a long-time member of Sardis Baptist Church No. 2, where she played both organ and piano.  She loved to sing and was the choir director at Country Living, the assisted living facility where she resided, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for over 50 years.  Dean enjoyed all kinds of crafts, especially sewing and crocheting, and was an excellent cook. Her family has many fond memories of her cooking, in particular her homemade biscuit and gravy, and yellow cake with chocolate icing.  Dean loved her family, especially her granddaughters.

Visitation will be held on Monday, February 10, 2020 from 6-8pm at Sardis Baptist Church No. 2 in Addison, where services will be held on Tuesday at 11am. She will lie in state from 10-11am. Brother William McClellan and Brother Jeff Wiggins will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.

Dean is survived by her sons, Rickey Meigs and his wife Sheila, and Rodger Meigs and his wife Penny; her granddaughters, Rachel (Jordan) King, Hannah (James) Couch, Abbey Meigs, and Lana (Vance) Hines; 4 great grandchildren, Presley, Grayson, Emmy and Elly; step-sister, Kathy (Johnny) Green; sister-in-law, Shirley Sweatmon; and her friends and the staff at Country Living.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floye Meigs; parents, Waymon and Dorsey Freeman Elam; step-mother, Marge Elam Burrows; brother and sister-in--law, Olen and Carolyn Elam; and step-brother, Lavon Sweatmon.

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Visitation

Monday, February 10, 2020

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Lie In State

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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